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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Robert F. Leach ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Robert F. Leach
BORN: 27 Jan 1890 DIED: 15 Oct 1965 BURIED: 1 Aug 1990
BIRTH PLACE:  Weston, Umatilla Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Edmonds, Snohomish Co., Washington

AFB - Robert F. Leach b. 27 Jan 1890 in Oregon, d. 15 Oct 1965 in Washington, interment in Pioneer Cemetery 1 Aug 1990 in Lot #549, next of kin Paul Leach (note - the AFB is filed in year of death, 1965, not year of interment)
1900 OR CENSUS - Robert Leach, age 10, b. Jan 1890 in Oregon, is enumerated with father Edward [Edgar] D., age 49, occupation farmer, b. Feb 1851 in New York, and [mother], Ina Leach , age 45, mother of 7 children, b. Jun 1854 in Wisconsin, along with  Leslie L., age 24, b. Jan 1876 in Nebraska, Menira, age 21, b. Feb 1879 in Nebraska, Bernard, age 18, b. May 1882 in Nebraska, Deliah M., age 14, b. Oct 1885 in Oregon, Ruth, age 11, b. Jun 1888 in Oregon, and Edgar H., age 6, b. Mar 1894 in Oregon. 

1910 OR CENSUS Robert F. Leach (20y, b Oregon, occupation apprentice printer) enumerated with mother Ina A. (55y, b Wisconsin, widowed, mother of 9 children, 7 living at time of census) and brother E. Howard (16y, b Oregon)

MARRIAGE Wednesday morning [17 Mar 1915] at 10 o’clock Miss Elsie Korb, daughter of Mr and Mrs A. Korb of North Salem, became the bride of Robert Leach, Rev W.W. Rosebraugh performing the ceremony. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Marnie Korb. E.H. Leach, brother of the bridegroom, attended as best man. The young couple are well known in Salem, where they have resided a number of years. Immediately after the ceremony they departed on their honeymoon, which they will spend in Portland and Puget Sound cities, after which they will go to Mount Vernon, Wash, where they will make their future home. [Capital Journal, Friday, March 19, 1915, 2:3]

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION - Robert Leach, age 27, oc 851 Lincoln Ave., Mt. Vernon, Washington, b. January 27, 1890 in Weston, Oregon, employed at the Mt. Vernon Argus, married with 1 child, height - medium; build - slender; eyes - light brown; hair - black.

1920 WA CENSUS Robert Leach (29y, b Oregon, occupation linotype operator) enumerated with wife Elsie (32y, b Kansas) and son Winfield (2y9m, b Washington)

1930 WA CENSUS Robert Leach (40y, b Oregon, married at age 25y, occupation linotype operator) enumerated with wife Elsie M. (43y, b Kansas, married at age 28y) and 2 sons, Winfield H. (13y, b Washington) and Paul (8y, b Washington)

1940 OR CENSUS Robert Leach (50y, b Oregon, occupation linotype operator) enumerated with wife Elsie May (53y, b Kansas) and 2 sons, Winfield J. (23y, b Washington) and Paul C. (18y, b Washington); family was living in same house in 1935

WWII Draft Registration Card Robert Leach, 52y, of 612 West Beal, Bellingham, Whatcom co, Washington; born 27 Jan 1890, Weston, Oregon; employed by Bellingham Herald; person who knows address E.H. Leach, Court Apts, Salem, Oregon

SSDI: residence Edmonds, Snohomish Co., Washington


Robert Leach 
1890 - 1965


Authorization for Burial #1072 
1900 OR CENSUS (Morrow Co., Ione, ED 30, sheet 4B)

1910 OR CENSUS (Marion co, Salem, ED 226, sheet 7A)

CJ 19 Mar 1915, 2:3

WWI Draft Registration Card (

1920 WA CENSUS (Whatcom co, Bellingham, ED 228, sheet 3B)

1930 WA CENSUS (Whatcom co, Van Wyck, ED 56, sheet 10A)

1940 WA CENSUS (Whatcom co, Van Wyck, ED 37-72, sheet 1B)

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LOT: 549 SPACE: 4 NE LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.209' LATITUDE: W 123° 02.876'

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